Melina Higgins joined the Viatris board of directors in 2020 after seven years of service on the Mylan board and was elected as Chair in December 2023.
Ms. Higgins previously was a partner and managing director at The Goldman Sachs Group, serving as a member of the Investment Committee of the Principal Investment Area. She also served as head of the Americas for private debt and co-chair of the Investment Advisory Committee for GS Mezzanine Partners funds.
Key Skills and Experience:
Ms. Higgins’ qualifications to serve on the Board include, among others, her experience regarding corporate governance, finance, accounting and capital markets, global business, risk oversight and compliance, and strategy and M&A obtained during her nearly 20 years at Goldman Sachs, where she built and led a successful investment business and became well-versed in portfolio management, assessing market risks and building businesses, especially during her time as a member of Goldman’s Investment Committee of the Principal Investment Area, one of the largest alternative asset managers in the world, where she oversaw and approved global private equity and private debt investments.
Other Current Public Company Boards:
- Genworth Financial Inc., non-executive Chair
Current Private Company Boards:
- Antares Midco Inc.
Former Public Company Boards:
- Mylan N.V.
Memberships in Other Organizations:
- Member, Women’s Leadership Board of Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government